Analysis, reaction and talking points, plus the story of the weekend in Suzuka, Japan. Plus the biggest news stories from the last seven days looking at what they mean for F1, both on and off track
Month: September 2023
Po Name Nat Team Time Points 1 Max Verstappen NED Red Bull – Honda RBPT 01:30:58.421 25 2 Lando Norris GBR McLaren – Mercedes +00:19.387 18 3 Oscar Piastri AUS McLaren – Mercedes +00:36.494 15 4 Charles Leclerc MON Ferrari +00:43.998 12 5 Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes +00:49.376 10 6 Carlos Sainz ESP Ferrari +00:50.221
JAPANESE GP – Max Verstappen takes a dominant win nineteen seconds ahead of the McLarens as Oscar Piastri scores debut podium
Max Verstappen has continued his domination of the weekend and his bounce back from Singapore by winning the Japanese Grand Prix. The Red Bull driver held off both McLarens at the start before building a twenty second lead over Lando Norris and put himself in the position to win the championship in the sprint in
Po Name Nat Team Q1 Q2 Q3 1 Max Verstappen NED Red Bull – Honda RBPT 01:29.878 01:29.964 01:28.877 2 Oscar Piastri AUS McLaren – Mercedes 01:30.439 01:30.122 01:29.458 3 Lando Norris GBR McLaren – Mercedes 01:30.063 01:30.296 01:29.493 4 Charles Leclerc MON Ferrari 01:30.393 01:29.940 01:29.542 5 Sergio Perez MEX Red Bull – Honda
Max Verstappen bounced back strongly from Singapore to take pole position by nearly six-tenths of a second for the Japanese Grand Prix. The Dutchman set a 28.877 to take pole ahead of the two McLaren’s with Oscar Piastri getting the first front row start of his career after beating teammate Lando Norris by four hundredths.
Max Verstappen was fastest in second practice for the Japanese Grand Prix, the Red Bull driver going three-tenths faster than Charles Leclerc. After being pushed off the top spot following his first soft run, Verstappen did a second later run setting a 30.688 to go fastest. The Dutchman backing up the feeling following Carlos Sainz’s
JAPANESE GP – Max Verstappen bounces back from Singapore topping FP1 by six-tenths from Carlos Sainz
Max Verstappen bounced back from a difficult weekend in Singapore to top first practice for the Japanese Grand Prix. The Red Bull driver went six-tenths faster that the Ferrari of Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris, with a fastest time of 31.647. Many had thought that Red Bull would bounce back following a poor weekend in
The latest news and analysis behind the headlines ahead of this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix, looking at the biggest talking points going into this race at Suzuka International Race Course.
Round sixteen sees F1 head to one of the much-loved circuits by fans and drivers to Suzuka, a high downforce and technical circuit. The 3.6-mile circuit is one of few and the only figure of eight circuit in the world making it challenging for drivers as well as its old school nature makes it one
This Grand Prix – Singapore (17092023) Hello, Singapore saw Red Bull’s run of wins come to an end, but while it maybe a blip it could be a slight concern. Carlos Sainz took victory, heading into the final six races is this going to open up the opportunity to further halt the Red Bull express?